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Keke Palmer Reveals Jordan Peele’s Given Her Some Tips Ahead Of Hosting ‘SNL’ For The First Time (Exclusive)

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Keke Palmer, 29, obtained some candy recommendation from probably the greatest as she prepares to host Saturday Night time Dwell for the primary time on Dec. 3. The actress spoke with comic and director Jordan Peele, who directed her new film, Nope, in regards to the once-in-a-lifetime gig and he gave her some sound recommendation. Jordan famously nearly grew to become a forged member on the sketch comedy sequence when he was supplied a spot on the roster in 2008, however couldn’t get out of his contract with MADtv.

“He positively has given me some [advice]. I hit him [up]. Yeah, as a result of we speak, and I positively was like getting in his thoughts, like, ‘what he thinks can be cool and humorous.’ And he all the time has given me like little sideline issues,” Keke EXCLUSIVELY stated to HollywoodLife when discussing her partnership with Doritos for its Huge “Dip” Marketing campaign about its new line of Doritos-flavored dips and Big Dip Energy giveaway.I’ll wait simply in case we use something or do something that I need to inform. However he’s all the time there after I want them. I like him.”

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Keke with Jordan with the forged of ‘Nope.’ (Picture Press Company/NurPhoto/Shutterstock)

Along with speaking about Jordan’s SNL recommendation, Keke commented on seeing his new film, Wendall & Wild. “[It was] superb. And it was cool to see him once more within the performer place, despite the fact that it was animation. It was nonetheless cool as a result of, you already know, he doesn’t give us that an excessive amount of extra anymore,” she stated.

So far as whether or not or not she’s nervous to take the stage at SNL for her internet hosting duties, Keke admitted “there are nerves” however she is aware of find out how to get via them. “I’m the type of particular person whose nerve meter is shocked to the core,” she defined. “Like I’d already put it via a lot that it’s type of stunted by way of what it feels. However I nonetheless positively get that adrenaline rush. Like, it’s positively an adrenaline rush.”

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Keke in Jordan’s new movie ‘Nope.’ (Common Photos /Everett Assortment)

“And it’s identical to, you already know, ‘whoo, I’m able to go! So I positively really feel like — I’m simply ready to get to that week of moving into what the supplies are and attending to the rehearsals and simply into the truth that hey, we’re going to be doing Saturday Night time Dwell,” she continued. “Like, what am I going to be doing on this format? I’m simply very enthusiastic about it. However, I do know that it’s gonna be enjoyable. And truthfully, Saturday Night time Dwell is such a well-oiled machine. I’m simply excited to only, you already know, match proper into it.”

Throughout Keke’s SNL internet hosting episode, the musical performer might be SZA, however the talented singer stated she would have been prepared to be each the host and the performer if her album was out. “[SNL] simply got here slightly too early. If they’d have simply waited slightly bit, I might have my album out,” she stated. “However they, you already know, they only wished me too fast. In order that implies that subsequent yr, they should have me again. That’s all which means.”

Regardless of not performing herself, Keke, who announced her SNL appearance in an Instagram submit on Nov. 12,  is tremendous excited to see SZA. “Initially, I like SZA. I can’t wait to see what she’s going to carry out. … ‘Shirt,’ and I do know this isn’t her tune, however she makes the tune for me,” she stated earlier than singing Doechii and SZA’s tune “Persuasive.” “‘She’s so persuasive, that marijuana’ And SZA’s like, ‘take me to paradise!’ I like the little ad-lib that she provides. It’s my favourite little ad-lib that she provides! She ad-libs down, honey!” she exclaimed.

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